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binocular

 [bin-ok´u-ler]
1. pertaining to both eyes.
2. having two eyepieces, as in a microscope.

bin·oc·u·lar

(bin-ok'yū-lăr),
Adapted to the use of both eyes; said of an optic instrument.
[L. bini, paired, + oculus, eye]

binocular

/bin·oc·u·lar/ (bĭ-nok´u-ler)
1. pertaining to both eyes.
2. having two eyepieces, as in a microscope.

binocular

(bə-nŏk′yə-lər, bī-)
adj.
1. Relating to, used by, or involving both eyes at the same time: binocular vision.
2. Having two eyes arranged to produce stereoscopic vision.

bin·oc′u·lar′i·ty (-lăr′ĭ-tē) n.
bin·oc′u·lar·ly adv.

binocular

[bīnok′yələr, bin-]
Etymology: L, bini + oculus, eye
1 pertaining to both eyes, especially regarding vision.
2 a microscope, telescope, or field glass that can accommodate viewing by both eyes.

binocular

adjective Referring to 2 eyes; using 2 eyes at once—e.g., binocular vision; adapted for 2 eyes, as in a binocular microscope.

noun A binocular glass—e.g., opera glass, microscope, binoculars.

bin·oc·u·lar

(bin-ok'yū-lăr)
Adapted to the use of both eyes; said of an optic instrument.
[L. bini, paired, + oculus, eye]

binocular

Pertaining to both eyes or to the simultaneous use of both eyes.

binocular

pertaining to the use of both eyes as in stereoscopic vision.

Binocular

Both eyes accurately pointing to the same object.
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binocular 

Pertaining to both eyes.

binocular 

Pertaining to the use of the two eyes but without fusion or stereopsis. The term is primarily used in clinical testing and vision therapy in which different prisms are placed in front of each eye.

binocular

1. pertaining to both eyes.
2. having two eyepieces, as in a microscope.

binocular field
the field of vision, simultaneously received by both eyes. Varies between animal species, depending on the placement of the eyes in the skull. Widest in the cat (90°), 60-70° in the horse and 15° in poultry.
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Field of vision of predatory animals. By permission from Aspinall V, O'Reilly M, Introduction to Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology, Butterworth Heinemann, 2004
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Haifa binocular field west of Rho, we find our bonus object, globular cluster M80.
On the evening of the 20th a two-day-old waxing crescent lies a little more than one binocular field below and to the right of the planet, then about the same distance above it the next evening.
However, from a dark-sky location, this bright core blooms into a nearly symmetrical dim ellipse that spans half the binocular field.
The asteroids have been within the same binocular field for months.
You might think that their high point of the year would be around opposition, when they'll be brightest and easy to see in the same binocular field of view.
M27 lies about half a binocular field above (due north of) this star.
Centered about 1[omicron] north-northeast of NGC 6231 is a rich binocular field of 6th- to 9th-magnitude stars that is catalogued as the open cluster Collinder 316 or Trumpler 24: it's in fact the richest outlying part of Scorpius OB1, the vast stellar association of which NGC 6231 is the core.
The planet spends most of its time in 1998 tracing a lazy loop through central Capricornus, always within a binocular field of 4th-magnitude Theta Capricorni.
So bountiful is the harvest that you can enjoy a handful of targets without straying more than a binocular field from your starting point.
For a change of pace, jump from Nu to Mu ([mu]) Hydrae, then look a half binocular field south for the 7.
Ceres reaches opposition on December 18th, when it will lie within the same binocular field as 3rd-magnitude Zeta ([zeta]) Tauri.